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Cassidy Doesn’t Even Need a Beat To Outrap MCs, Bar None (Video)

Opening up 2017 with what can already be deemed one of the year's most impressive freestyles, Cassidy was Funkmaster Flex's latest guest at Hot97 and delivered yet another scorcher. Heads may recall that on January 4, the Philadelphia MC blacked out for some extemporaneous flows over a handful of beats... Read more

Daveed Diggs, Pharoahe Monch & A Group Of Remarkable Talents Elevate Broadway Through Hip-Hop (Video)

Hamilton breakout star has been doing his thing since before becoming a Grammy- and Tony-winning stage actor. The Berkeley, California native is a founding member of experimental Hip-Hop troupe clipping., who just released Splendor & Misery. He's a celebrated lyricist in his own right, a talent Lin-Manuel Miranda recognized as... Read more

The Flows of the Best MCs in the World Are Dissected…Brilliantly (Video)

What makes lyricists like Rakim, MF DOOM, Notorious B.I.G. and others stand out? For Heads, reasons can vary but it's a generally accepted tenet that what makes them and others so great at what they do is their ability to play with language - not just in terms of rhyming... Read more

Joell Ortiz Has Got BARS…But You Knew That (Audio)

Joell Ortiz is back with a new solo release. He lyrically flexes over the Nautilus beat that has borne countless Hip-Hop classics. Check out Bars. Related: Joell Ortiz Breaks His Silence, Bodying Pusha T & Kendrick Lamar’s Nosetalgia Instrumental (Audio)... Read more